It’s that time of year again! The cookies, candies, and sugar galore! Mr. Smith’s wife feels there is no better way to say “ Merry Christmas” and “Thank You” than to bring her signature Pound Cake! Although it is a lovely gesture, the reality is she is one of many who bring similar foods like […]

Healthy Life Style, Nurse Life

December 21, 2016

Eating Healthy Around The Holidays As a Nurse!

Healthy eating is a challenge for many! Some would say it’s the time that goes into prepping. Others would say, “I just can’t eat like that” or “It’s too expensive to eat healthy!” What if instead of saying all of these things, you replaced it with, “My health just isn’t a priority.” Because essentially, that […]

Nurse Life

December 5, 2016

4 Simple Tips For Being Healthier During A 12-Hour Shift!

One of the biggest struggles for nurses is finding time to EAT!!! Can I get an “Amen?!” I am one of those nurses that is very possessive of my patients. I don’t really like to have other people “watch my people” because well, I just don’t! That can be hard because in order to really […]

Healthy Life Style, Nurse Life

September 27, 2016

The Healthiest (and Yummiest) Snacks For Nurses To Get Through A 12-Hour Shift!

Over the past 4 years of nursing, one thing has become very clear to me: It is HARD to stay healthy as a nurse! We work crazy hours. We rarely get enough sleep. And if we’re lucky, we wake up in time to make coffee at home instead of grabbing it on site! If anyone […]

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September 20, 2016

5 Unhealthy Habits That Nurses Need To Kick To The Curb STAT!